This post explains how we can serve a fallback page instead of serving the default 404 when path can’t be resolved.
Frappe installation provides several routes by default. Some of them are
You might want your about page to be served when path provided by user cannot be resolved.
This post assumes that you have bench initialized and you are able to add a site to your frappe installation.
Let’s add a site
$ bench new-site foo.bar
If you access
foo.bar:8000/some-random-url, you would see a 404 page.
There is a hookpoint called
website_catch_all in hooks.py which allows setting a fallback path.
Create an app so that we have a hooks.py where we can add route.
$ bench new-app meeting # You could use any app name $ bench --site foo.bar install-app meeting
Add a module level attribute
website_catch_all in meeting/meeting/hooks.py
website_catch_all = ['about']
This would ensure that the About page is served in case the url cannot be resolved to a valid path.
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